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Lunch Talk: Chemistry of Dyes
In most of human history people couldn't afford clothes of bright colors. Moreover, certain colors were reserved for the highest authority. For example, during the times of Roman Emperor Diocletian (245–311) purple silk was to be used only at the direction ...
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Lunch Talk: 1952 Flight to California
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Invention of the Day: Piano
In the end of the 17th century, Bartolomeo Cristofori di Francesco (May 4, 1655 – January 27, 1731), a maker of musical instruments working for the Medici family in Florence, invented the piano . A Cristofori piano at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New Y...
In the end of the 17th century, Bartolomeo Cristofori di Francesco (May 4, 1655 – January 27, 1731), a maker of musical instruments working for the Medici family in Florence, invented the piano. A Cristofori piano at the Metr...
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Lunch Talk: Growing a Creative Company (@stanford)
Visionary architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang discusses how the process of co-creation with clients and diverse teams leads to uniquely designed works that achieve aesthetic beauty and, at the same time, make bold statements. Founder and principal of...
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Scalable Innovation (BUS 134) - Quiz, Session 3-2
Gordon Moore, of the Moore's Law fame, writes about his experience of creating a breakthrough technology at Intel, ...at the time the first microprocessors were shipped, the total annual market for computers in the world was something like 10,000 units. The...
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The myopia epidemic among children, continued
Several years ago, I blogged about the myopia epidemic among children. The problem was caused by an increase in the time kids spent staring at their computer screens instead of playing outdoors. The change impacted their peripheral vision and, eventually, r...
Several years ago, I blogged about the myopia epidemic among children. The problem was caused by an increase in the time kids spent staring at their computer screens instead of playing outdoors. The change impacted their peri...
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Lunchtalk: Invention of the automobile
This short episode introduces Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler , two independent creators of the automobile. It also talks about the industrial revolution sparked by Henry Ford. tags: lunchtalk, transportation, invention, innovation
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Finally, I have my magic formula for analyzing problems and inventing new stuff!
Actor(s) {A} in Context(s) {E}, using Stuff {S} and incurring Cost(s) {C}, perform Action(s) {P} produce Result(s) {R}, which counts as Outcome(s) {O} Several immediate thoughts: - Dilemma resolution techniques apply to Actor(s) and/or Context(s). - 10X ana...
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Invention of the Day: Power Plug
Q: How many lawyers does it take to change a light bulb? A: How many can you afford? The screw-in electric socket invented by Edison in the late 19th century has become the gold standard for ease of use. You don't need to take a Design Thinking course to ap...
Q: How many lawyers does it take to change a light bulb? A: How many can you afford? The screw-in electric socket invented by Edison in the late 19th century has become the gold standard for ease of use. You don't need to tak...
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Scalable Innovation - Quiz (Session 3-3)
According to the PC Magazine ( January 22, 2015 ), BMW and Volkswagen on Thursday announced they are teaming up to create nearly 100 electric vehicle charging stations along heavily traveled roads on the East and West Coasts. The companies are working with ...
According to the PC Magazine (January 22, 2015), BMW and Volkswagen on Thursday announced they are teaming up to create nearly 100 electric vehicle charging stations along heavily traveled roads on the East and West Coasts. ...
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Want to understand your own personality? Ask Facebook!
Stanford researchers have found that computers can judge personality traits more accurately than one's friends and colleagues. The computer predictions were based on which articles, videos, artists and other items the person had liked on Facebook. The idea ...
Stanford researchers have found that computers can judge personality traits more accurately than one's friends and colleagues. The computer predictions were based on which articles, videos, artists and other items the person ...
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Invention of the Day: anti-caries chewing gum and toothpaste
When we don't brush our teeth a plaque forms on the surface and, when untreated, causes tooth decay . Last July, the United States Army got a US Patent 8,778,889 (Inventor Kai P. Leung) that covers a chewing gum or toothpaste that can prevent formation of t...
When we don't brush our teeth a plaque forms on the surface and, when untreated, causes tooth decay. Last July, the United States Army got a US Patent 8,778,889 (Inventor Kai P. Leung) that covers a chewing gum or toothpast...
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